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Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics for the Cardiologist by Victor J. Dzau MD, Choong-Chin Liew PhD

By Victor J. Dzau MD, Choong-Chin Liew PhD

Until eventually lately, a modest wisdom of genetics used to be greater than sufficient for the day-by-day perform of medical cardiology, yet advances in genetics and genomics are altering cardiovascular drugs in primary methods. The id of the genetic foundation of a number of sorts of dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, diabetes, cardiomyopathies, and vascular illnesses signalled the recent value of genetics in scientific medication.

In this well timed quantity, Drs. Dzau and Liew – either pioneers within the region – support cardiologists comprehend: • how cardiovascular genetics might rework the best way cardiovascular drugs is practiced • what fabric has fast relevance to the practising clinician • tips on how to comprise genetics and genomics on your perform to make sure updated sufferer care

The publication opens with introductory chapters, then discusses: • cardiovascular unmarried gene issues • cardiovascular polygenic problems • remedies and purposes

Outstanding members write on their parts of workmanship, making Cardiovascular Genetics and Genomics for the heart specialist either authoritative and finished. that will achieve a greater appreciation of the way genetics and genomics are already shaping present perform and should possibly revolutionize cardiology, glance no extra than this in charge reference.

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